Veterinary vaccine development aided by new website

The UK Immunological Toolbox website is now live to promote veterinary immunology and vaccine research.The new UK Immunological Toolbox website aims to remove barriers...

Pirbright partners with ECO Animal Health to combat poultry diseases

The Pirbright Institute has entered into a worldwide exclusive partnership with ECO Animal Health Ltd (ECO), a wholly owned subsidiary of ECO Animal Health...

Identified high risk poultry trading practices for Avian Influenza in Vietnam

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have found that the transmission of Avian Influenza viruses in Vietnam is influenced by the structure of live poultry...

Turkey to go focuses on the classics at the 2019 Minnesota Turkey State Fair

Since 1958, Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) restaurant at the Minnesota Turkey State Fair, has had a strong presence at...

Pirbright poultry disease scientist nominated for Newton Prize

Professor Venugopal Nair OBE, poultry disease scientist and Head of the Viral Oncogenesis group at Pirbright is among the shortlisted nominees for the Newton...

USPoultry offered information to female’s career

2019 Women’s Leadership Conference encourages continuous leadership cultivation along one’s career path The 2019 Women’s Leadership Conference offered information to female professionals for career growth,...

Celebrating Word Egg Day on Oct. 11, 2019

World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October and was first celebrated in 1996. Since then, people around the...

African schools outreach to inspire future women scientists

The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN), a partnership between The Roslin Institute and The Pirbright Institute, launched the African Schools Outreach Programme with the...

2019 Poultry Science Association distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award

Dr. Sacit “Sarge” Bilgili was awarded for the 2019 Poultry Science Association distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award Dr. Sacit “Sarge” Bilgili, interim department head of...

A first-hand look onto the poultry farms

Further delivering on its commitment to transparency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) unveiled a new video featuring four poultry farms in Maryland and Delaware,...

Aviagen mourns loss of industry icon

David Butler helped build the Ross brand globally; he will be greatly missed.Former Aviagen® Technical Director David E. Butler sadly passed away on June...

European Commission sacrifices EU poultry meat sector in Mercosur deal

The EU Commission has often qualified the EU poultry meat sector as a “success story”, because the sector is independent (no subsidies from the...

Steve Olson’s leaving MTGA after a 19-year leadership

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Board of Directors announces Steve Olson’s departure as...

New, non-invasive test for bowel diseases (IBD)

In 2015 alone, 250,000 people in the UK were diagnosed with IBD, and 3 million in the United States (1, 2). Symptoms can include...

Food safety, everyone’s business

First-ever World Food Safety Day celebration comes as International Poultry Council continues food safety engagement in the supply chain globally.The International Poultry Council (IPC)...

Final Rule on Needless Reporting Requirement

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers would like to commend the Environmental Protection...

FEFAC releases its publication on the feed industry’s use of co-products

On 3 June 2019, FEFAC released its publication called “Co-products, an essential part of animal nutrition”, which aims to create increased awareness among EU...

Poultry has food security story to tell on World Poultry Day

Food security is a big issue on World Poultry Day as pork production continues to fall due to African swine fever in pigs in...

An Egg-Citing Poultry Adventure

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, with funding provided by the USPOULTRY Foundation, have launched...

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association

To commemorate its 80th anniversary, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has released the first of several videos highlighting some of its many families...

How the genes of host animals and viruses change during infection

Dr Mark Fife and his team are investigating how the genes of host animals and viruses change during infection. This helps them to understand...

Pirbright scientists show fat is crucial for Marek’s disease virus infection

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have demonstrated that production and storage of fat is required for Marek’s disease virus (MDV) replication in chickens. Their...

MPF Convention honors long-time exhibitors for their commitment

A total of 34 exhibiting companies were honored for their long-time commitment to the Midwest Poultry Federation - MPF - Convention in Minneapolis. The...

Dutch companies to support Indonesia’s poultry-sector growth at FoodTechIndonesia

A consortium of leading poultry companies and knowledge institutes from the Netherlands has launched FoodTechIndonesia to contribute to strengthening the poultry sector in Indonesia....

Gene study set to investigate how Influenza jumps species

New study will identify genes that reduce Influenza A infection in pigs and chickens, and genes that limit the spread of the virus to...

Five Inductees added to Poultry Hall of Fame at 2019 IPPE

The American Poultry Historical Society added five inductees into the Poultry Industry Hall of Fame for 2019. They include Earl Benjamin, D. W. Brooks,...

Anne Marie Quéméner new President of the EURASCO association

The members of EURASCO, the European Federation of Agricultural Exhibitions and Show Organisers, have unanimously elected their new board: Anne Marie Quéméner, SPACE Exhibition...

In loving memory of Rodolfo Graziani

On November 23, destiny decided to suddenly take from us Rodolfo. Incredulous, regretful and saddening news for all those who knew him. Born in Castelbolognese,...

NSF International introduces Global Animal Wellness Standards

NSF Global Animal Wellness Standards are a key component of the comprehensive animal wellness services provided by NSF International, which include testing, sustainability services,...

Pirbright researcher part of new One Health Poultry Hub

Professor Munir Iqbal, Head of the Avian Influenza Virus research group at The Pirbright Institute, is among the international experts that have formed The...

New European Union reference laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease

Starting from 1 January 2019 the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) is going to officially take on the position as European Union reference...

Holly Porter advances to Executive Director role at DPI

This year, Delmarva's 1,800-member chicken industry trade association, Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. - DPI -, has a new director. Effective January 1, Holly Porter...

Avian Influenza viruses could escape vaccine immunity

Mutant H9N2 Avian Influenza viruses isolated from Pakistan are able to escape immune responses and adapt to infect humans.Published in the journal Emerging Infectious...

OIE Twinning Project to control Avian Influenza

The first year of activities stemming from the OIE Twinning Project Improving NVRI laboratory capacity for a better control of the Avian Influenza virus...

Stability Testing of Feed Ingredients

ICCF launches public consultation on two guidance documents on ‘Stability Testing of Feed Ingredients’ and ‘Sub-chronic oral toxicity testing in laboratory animals’.The International Cooperation...

UEP working to give egg farmers better conditions

The United Egg Producers (UEP) is a Capper-Volstead cooperative of U.S. farmers working collaboratively to address legislative, regulatory and advocacy issues impacting egg production...

Minnesota Turkey donates 12,350 pounds of turkey to Hunger Solutions Minnesota

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) – the nonprofit organization that represents the state’s turkey farmers and turkey companies – has announced a donation of...

IFIF and FAO continue to strengthen collaboration

IFIF and FAO organizations are working together on critical issues to ensure safe and sustainable feed & food. The International Feed Industry Federation and...

World Veterinary Poultry Association success for young Nigerian veterinarian

Dr Mary Angani wins the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award for 2018At the 4th Asia Meeting of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), held...

Festive inauguration of L’Œuf d’Or hatchery in Belgium

On the 16th and 17th of November 2018, a new hatchery ­– L’Œuf d’Or – has been inaugurated in Andenne, Belgium. In total, more...

Talks, experts and latest poultry research at the MPS

The Mediterranean Poultry Summit - MPS - took place in Turin, last June and was one of the main events for researchers and professionals...

Poultry Groups welcome EPA’s Clarification on needless reporting requirement

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its...

New rapid method to develop Infectious Bronchitis vaccines

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which researchers...

Research could lead to low cost Infectious Bronchitis vaccine production

In a step towards making vaccine production more efficient and reducing costs a team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute identified...

SALES MANAGER JOB

Primary Italian Company located in Lombardy, Northern Italy, manufacturing and exporting animal husbandry equipment is researching an area sales manager to implement its foreign...

Genes study pinpoints superbug link between people and animals disease

The genes study revealed that each time the bacteria jumps species, it acquires new genes that enable it to survive in its new host...

IFIF Global Animal Nutrition Programme ‘Train the Trainer’ launched in Ghana

The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) recently announced the launch of the IFIF Global Animal Nutrition Programme 'Train the Trainer' programme in Ghana. Supported by...

Application of sensor technologies in animal breeding

The Symposium Application of sensor technologies in animal breeding held on the 8th of June, and organized by Breed4Food (B4F) and the COST action...

New poultry vaccine

Marek Disease (MD) and Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) are highly infectious diseases of poultry that provide constant threat to the productivity of the worldwide...

Promising research to reduce ammonia in poultry houses

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., in which researchers evaluated...

Midwest Poultry Federation Board of Directors Officers announced

Greg Nelson of Nelson Poultry Farms Inc., Manhattan, Kansas, was elected President of the Midwest Poultry Federation (MP) for 2018. Nelson represents the Kansas...

Outstanding members of the Chicken Community recognized

Hundreds of farmers, chicken company employees, representatives of allied businesses, and friends of the Delmarva Peninsula's chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland for the...

Revised waste framework directive confirms former foodstuffs are not waste

On 14 June 2018 the revised Waste Framework Directive (EU) 2018/851 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. As EFFPA (the...

Giordano acquired Twinpack Special Products

Recently, the Giordano group from Italy acquired the majority stake in Twinpack Special Products in The Netherlands. After almost twenty years of commercial cooperation, the Italian leader in...

New method for infectious bronchitis vaccine production funded

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have been awarded over £300,000 to develop a faster and more efficient method for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine...

Co-creation, innovating the poultry industry

What does co-creation mean? Co-creation is a new form of supply-chain strategy in which a process is devised collectively by producers with their suppliers,...

FEFANA publishes an EU Code of Practice on claims for feed additives and premixtures

FEFANA has published its “EU Code of practice on voluntary labelling particulars (claims) for feed additives and premixtures”. Claims on feed additives and premixtures are...

Hohenheim Center for Livestock Microbiome Research

University of Hohenheim as Germany's no. 1 university for agricultural research is to be the location for a nationally important scientific center for animal...

Egg study may improve food safety

Almost 13 billion eggs are consumed in the UK each year and chicken accounts for almost half the meat we eat. Contaminated eggs can...

USDA allows to ditch organic Animal Welfare Rule: GAO

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) complied with rulemaking procedures while scrapping a rule that would have established animal welfare standards for organic livestock,...

US-RSPE and IPWA Seek Executive Director

U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) are currently conducting a search for an executive director...

Poultry deboning lines

The poultry industry has been systematically improving worker safety over the last three decades, with current injury/illness rates now essentially the same as manufacturing...

A new generation of cutting-edge nutrition strategies

Cutting-edge innovations in nutrition strategies is emerging to power the animal agriculture and feed industries in Canada and beyond, helping them to meet today’s...

Wastewater treatment challenges in the Poultry and Egg Industry

While speaking at the Wastewater Treatment Challenges program for the Poultry and Egg Industry at the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo, Dr. Clifford...

Feed PEFCR approved

On 15 February 2018, the Feed Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules Feed PEFCR were officially approved by the Environmental Footprint Steering Committee. The establishment...

Additional extension for EPA’s reports

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order Feb. 1, granting an Environmental Protection Agency – EPA – request...

EMEA Production Management School Broiler Module

Continuing its tradition of developing future generations of poultry industry professionals, Aviagen conducted a broiler module of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Production...

Applications being accepted for poultry industry safety recognition awards

The Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program is accepting applications from poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programs. The program is open to National...

A Strong Show for 2018 IPPE

The 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) had 30,678 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders from all over the world in attendance. A...

Webinar Wednesday features Dr. Keith Bramwell: Embryo Diagnosis

Jamesway Incubator Company is very pleased to be offering a series of Webinars, which tap into the vast knowledge of our Hatchery Professionals; Next...

New vaccine technique targeting multiple poultry diseases

Researchers at The Pirbright Institute have created a new vaccine technique of genetically modifying the Marek’s disease vaccine so that it is able to protect...

Testing Dutch hens for Chlamydia gallinacean

In 2015 and early 2016, Wageningen Bioveterinary Research tested Dutch hens for the presence of chlamydia. Chlamydia gallinacea DNA was found in laying hens...

2017 Australian Poultry Award to Chris Morrow

Chris Morrow graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1980, and was initially employed as a Government Veterinarian (Poultry) in...

Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey is home to 40 academics with a huge diversity of expertise, ranging from fundamental...

DNA Influenza Vaccine licensed for chickens

AgriLabs® announced USDA conditional approval of the first DNA Influenza vaccine ever licensed for chickens. The approval also represents the first for AgriLabs’ ExactVacTM DNA technology with...

The Pirbright and Roslin Institutes funded to create a Marek’s Disease vaccine

The Pirbright Institute has recently been awarded joint funding with The Roslin Institute to research how the deadly Marek’s disease virus (MDV) causes tumours...

Biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe

ERPA, the European Rural Poultry Association, produced two biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe. This work was presented to the European...

Experimental Vaccine may provide better Salmonella Control

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the U.S. National Poultry Research Center, USDA ARS, in Athens,...

Field testing of a new poultry vaccine from APHIS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) has prepared an environmental assessment to authorize the shipment and field testing...

Research will lead to improved vaccines for Reovirus

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which researchers...

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